OPOT Morning Get-Together

Veronica Allende

  Wednesday, March 22 8:00am-10:00am Spanish Village Come out to the Spanish Village Art Center on Wednesday, March 22 from 8:00am to 10:00am for March’s OPOT Morning Get-Together. Enjoy one complimentary cup of coffee or a frappuccino and pastries courtesy of Daniel’s Coffee. Let us know you’re coming by RSVP’ing here!

Snapshots of a Fragile Planet – The Prix Pictet: Disorder Exhibition at the Museum of Photographic Arts

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

The Museum of Photographic Art’s (MOPA) current exhibit, Prix Pictet: Disorder, highlights important social and environmental issues through the use of photography. Since 2008, the six cycles of the Prix Pictet have been shown in 63 exhibitions in 54 different cities including Tokyo, London, Hong Kong, New York, Rome, Moscow and Mexico. MOPA has had the privilege of hosting the current … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Christina Zakimi!

Veronica AllendeOne Park - One Team, Park Profiles

Meet Christina Zakimi Christina is the Private Events Coordinator at the Japanese Friendship Garden. Her knowledge and love of Japanese culture, language, and art extend into the events she organizes in the Garden. With the Cherry Blossom Festival days away and the great increase in both private and public events at the Garden, Christina explains how she and her team … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Terri Rochon!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Meet Terri Rochon Terri is the Guest Relations Manager with the Hall of Champions and has been a Balboa Park Team Member for a decade. Her ability to take on multiple tasks while keeping a positive attitude has been a key element of the Hall of Champion’s success. 1. What brought you to Balboa Park, and more specifically, the Hall … Read More

Maker Faire San Diego 2016

Stephania VillarBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Public Events

Maker Faire San Diego 2016

Maker Faire San Diego is BACK! With air rockets, robots, towering sculptures, and a world of virtual reality, you are invited to be creative, engage with amazing technology, and get your hands dirty on October 1+2 in Balboa Park. Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From … Read More

2016 Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony Recap

Rubi BaricuatroBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

On October 17th, the Balboa Park Sustainability Program hosted its 3rd annual Partners’ Breakfast and Sustainability Awards Ceremony. The event brought together more than 100 attendees from 53 organizations including members, thought leaders and implementation specialists for a chance to connect, learn and celebrate sustainability efforts in Balboa Park.    Please follow these links for photo and video content of … Read More

OPOT Holiday Get-Together

Kristen Mihalko

Jingle all the way over to this month’s Holiday Get-Together! Join your OPOT family at the Hall of Nations on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30-7:30pm for holiday-themed games, pastries, and drinks. If you don’t come out for the games, come out to be entered in our raffle! We will be raffling off a special holiday-themed prize to one jolly team … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Jennifer Padilla!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Meet Jennifer Padilla Jennifer is the Director of Visitor Services at the San Diego Natural History Museum. She was the recipient of the Friends of Balboa Park’s inaugural Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader Award. You were the inaugural winner of the Betty Peabody Emerging Young Leader in Balboa Park Award, congrats! What was it like to receive this award? Thank you! It … Read More

Park Profiles: Meet Daniel White!

Veronica AllendeBalboa Park Cultural Partnership, One Park - One Team

Meet Daniel White! Daniel is the owner and operator of “Daniel’s Coffee“, located in the Spanish Village Art Center. His coffee and specialty drinks selection, as well as great customer service reviews, has brought him and his staff members praise and a long lasting reputation of quality brew. How did Daniel’s Coffee get its start? When I was nineteen, I started working … Read More

Festival of Trees Sneak Preview for Balboa Park Team Members

Kristen Mihalko

The San Diego Floral Association– who has organized the Festival of Trees annually for more than 25 years- along with garden clubs, plant societies, schools, Balboa Park institutions and other non-profit organizations, invite all Park team members to a sneak preview of the Festival of Trees at the Casa del Prado in Room 101. This is your chance to see beautifully decorated … Read More